Landscape & Irrigation

November/December 2017

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www.landscapeirrigation.com Landscape and Irrigation November/December 2017 11 In addition, the tires feature higher payload and can be used in conjunction with powered bagger attachments. New Bobcat pallet fork frame features a walk-through design Bobcat Company introduced a new pallet fork frame, making it the ideal solution for handling materials of all shapes and sizes. The new Bobcat pallet fork frame features an integrated walk-through design for easier operator entry and exit to and from the loader cab. In addition, the new design provides compact equipment operators best-in-class visibility for picking and placing materials. The new frame is approved for use with all Bobcat skid-steer and compact track loaders, Toolcat utility work machines, and the V519 VersaHandler telescopic tool carrier. Loader and Toolcat machine operators can easily connect and disconnect the pallet fork frame with the Bob-Tach attachment mounting system. For even faster changes, Bobcat machines with the Power Bob-Tach system can change the pallet frame without even leaving the cab. The new pallet fork frame design makes it easy to move bagged or palletized materials, and then switch to lifting bales. Customers can choose from three models to best match the operator's lifting needs: standard-duty offers 2,500-pound capacity; heavy-duty, 4,000-pound capacity; and severe-duty, 5,500-pound capacity. The walk-through front frame provides a comfortable entry and exit to the loader's cab, while enhancing operator safety. Plus, the Bobcat loader cab door easily clears the pallet fork frame for a smooth entry. Mean Green Mowers ReVolt ReVolt is the latest mower from Mean Green Mowers that fills the final gap in the broad range of Mean Green Mowers. The ReVolt is an all-electric 48-inch/52-inch-cut dual-drive wide-area walk behind commercial mower. With the option of up to two powerful Green Monster battery packs, the ReVolt can easily get commercial lawn care contractors through a full day of mowing on one charge. With its low-slung, super-wide stance, and powerful battery packs hovering only 8 inches above the ground, the ReVolt boasts the lowest center of gravity compared to any gas-powered walk behind available. This allows the ReVolt to hug slopes with fewer worries from loss of control and oil starvation that is common with internal combustion engines. Hydro-Gear introduces Smartec ZT Drive system including MyMow personalized performance Smartec by Hydro-Gear introduced a new drive technology that is designed to improve the operator experience and maximize performance. The Smartec ZT Drive system incorporates individualized and intelligent vehicle performance while maximizing comfort, efficiency and capability. Using a machine equipped with the Smartec ZT Drive system gives users the ability to individualize performance settings to the way they like to mow. Customization is easy through MyMow, a personalized p er for m a n ce i n ter f a ce t h a t s tore s a n unlimited number of settings for the same mower, such as forward and reverse speed, acceleration and overall control. It is the first time this level of detailed and precise tuning has ever been possible for a mower. Smartec has also developed the MowNet system software, an innovation where all components are integrated with easy plug- and-play connectivity, simplified wiring, and on-demand upgradability. The Smartec MowNet App is being developed and includes the MyMow Personalize Performance Interface. The MowNet App allows for troubleshooting and performance management to be within the fingertips of the user. Greenworks Commercial unveils 82-volt brushless pole saw Greenworks Commercial expanded its popular 82-volt line with a brand new commercial-grade brushless pole saw. Like all of the tools included in Greenworks Commercial's family, the new brushless pole saw is powered by 82-volt battery technology, delivering power and run time equivalent to comparable gas-powered models. The proprietary 82-volt battery combines with brushless, electric motor technology to provide best-in-class torque and product life with zero- maintenance functionality, all while producing reduced noise and vibration, and the complete elimination of emissions. The Greenworks Commercial 82-volt brushless pole saw utilizes a 10-inch Oregon bar and chain w ith side a djust chain tensioning; three-piece aluminum alloy shaft for 8- or 12-foot reach (extension included); quick connections that make assembly and disassembly fast and easy; brushless motor for more torque and longer life; auto oiler to keep the chain lubricated for optimum cutting; 27-degree angled head for safe overhead working conditions; and is available for use with 2.5Ah, 4.0Ah and 5.0Ah batteries, yielding an average range of 105 to 240 cuts per charge. Dixie Chopper new Eagle Series Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. launched its new Dixie Chopper Eagle Series. The

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